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The euro area current account surplus declined in February largely due to a fall in the goods trade surplus, data published by the European Central Bank showed on Monday. The current account surplus totaled EUR 26 billion versus a EUR 35 billion surplus in January. The surplus on goods trade fell...

Malta's EU measure of inflation remained stable in March, data from the National Statistics Office showed on Friday. The EU measure of harmonized index of consumer prices, or HICP, rose 0.1 percent year-on-year in March, same as seen in February. Education cost gained 2.5 percent yearly in March...

Croatia's consumer prices increased for the second straight month in March, figures from the Croatian Bureau of Statistics showed on Friday. The consumer price index rose 1.2 percent year-on-year in March, following a 0.3 percent increase in February. Prices for alcoholic beverages and tobacco...

The euro area trade surplus declined in February as exports decreased amid rising imports, Eurostat reported Friday. The trade surplus rose to a seasonally adjusted EUR 18.4 billion in February from EUR 28.7 billion in January. Exports decreased 2.5 percent month-on-month, while imports were up...

Eurozone consumer prices increased as initially estimated in March, final data from Eurostat showed on Friday. Inflation accelerated to 1.3 percent in March from 0.9 percent in February. This was the third consecutive rise in prices and matched flash estimate released on March 31. Meanwhile, core...

Italy's trade surplus decreased in February, data from the statistical office Istat showed on Friday. The trade surplus fell to EUR 4.754 billion in February from EUR 5.975 billion in the same period last year. In January, the trade surplus was EUR 1.584 billion. Exports declined 4.4 percent year-on-year...

Slovakia's EU measure of inflation increased in March, data from the Statistical Office Of the Slovak Republic showed on Friday. The harmonized index of consumer prices, or HICP, rose 1.5 percent year-on-year in March, following a 0.9 percent gain in February. Economists had expected a rise of 1.4...

Austria's consumer price inflation increased in March, figures from Statistics Austria showed on Friday. The consumer price index rose 2.0 percent year-on-year in March, following a 1.2 percent increase in February. Prices for housing, water and energy increased 2.9 percent yearly in March. Prices...

Switzerland's producer and import prices declined in March, data from the Federal Statistical Office showed on Friday. Producer and import prices fell 0.2 percent year-on-year in March. The producer price index declined 0.4 percent annually in March and import prices increased 0.1 percent. On...

Europe's new car registrations surged in March due to last year's exceptionally low base of comparison caused by the strict COVID-19 restrictions introduced in most markets in March 2020, the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association, or ACEA, said Friday. Registrations of new passenger cars...

preview nov05 16apr21 Consumer prices from euro area and new car registrations from Europe are due on Friday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association is scheduled to issue Europe's new car registrations data for March.

turkey may31 15apr21 Turkey's central bank maintained its key interest rate, as widely expected, at the first meeting rate-setting meeting of Sahap Kavcioglu as the governor. The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey decided to hold the key one-week repo rate to 19.00 percent.

Ireland's trade surplus increased in February, figures from the Central Statistics Office showed on Thursday. The trade surplus rose to EUR 6.216 billion in February from EUR 6.142 billion in January. In the same month last year, the trade surplus was EUR 3.924 billion. Exports rose by a seasonally...

Denmark's producer prices increased in March, figures from Statistics Denmark showed on Thursday. The producer price index grew 5.8 percent year-on-year in March, following a 3.1 percent increase in February. Prices in energy supply surged 70.5 percent annually in March and those in mining and...

British lenders expect demand for secured lending as well as the availability of secured credit to households to increase in the next three months to end-May, the Credit Conditions Survey results from the Bank of England showed on Thursday. The availability of secured credit to households increased...

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